American Kestrel Partnership : General Discussion

This is the main community for the American Kestrel Partnership. Feel free to discuss anything about kestrels, nestboxes or the Partnership here.

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Help! I want to add some nests to my list and can't get this screen to display correctly. This is what shows on my screen when I go to Research - Nests:


I put up several Kestrel nest boxes in March (rural Ohio).  One - on a barn ~100 yds behind the house - has a nesting pair.  Two questions:

We have a 5 acre place in the country near San Antonio.  Our site is mostly covered by natural brush: mesquite, juniper, hackberry, live oak.

I want to install two nestboxes on my University Campus.  The Grounds Department does not want me to nail the nestboxes to the trees.  Do you have any suggestions for how I attach a nestbox to a tree.  I do not believe they will let me install a pole e

Good morning,

Where are the kestrels in Southern California?  I have seen every other kind of raptor but none of the little guys.  I would like to email / talk to other So Cal kestrel box builders to help with this year's round of nest box placement and tracking, an

Hello, I installed a kestrel nest box 2 years ago at a county park, no luck yet.  I have a second one, and would like some advice / guidance choosing the best location for it, and the best placement in that location.